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Yalong Bay

Yalong Bay is honored “the first bay in the world”, situated in the same latitudes as Hawaii and enjoys similar temperatures and weather conditions, about 25 km east of Sanya. The sea off the beach is so clear that visibility can reach almost 8 m, reflecting the blue sky and white sand beneath the depths. The average water temperature averaging 25.1 C and never dipping below 22 C. It is an ideal place for relaxation, water sports, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Facilities are also good here. This great beach is adjacent to shops, restaurants and a museum with a pretty collection of sea shells. There is also a charming outdoor butterfly garden here with a mountain hiking trail and some great walks. 36-hole golf course, water sports, are also offered.



Hainan Island's best hotels can be found here too including international chains and local resorts such as Sheraton ResortHilton Resort, Marriott Resort, etc. Please click here for our hotel recommendation on Yalong Bay.


Jenny's Tips: If you wish to have a private beachside experience, then the crescent-shaped Yalong Bay beach is the right one for you.  Yalong Bay is considered to be a beach resort. There are 9 beachfront resorts here, and each one boasts an exclusive beach front. The beach is not crowded, and amenities such as beach umbrellas, tanning lotions, cocktails, and hammocks are provided.
How to get here:

Yalong Bay is about 20-25 km southeast of Sanya City. To get here, take a taxi from the center of town. This should cost around RMB50+; or RMB5 for the double decker bus. And RMB150 + from the Sanya Airport by taxi, needs around 45 minutes.